A few days ago The Gallery was presented as one of the first titles in development for SteamVR, and little by little its creators are showing more information, such as a gameplay video in this case.
In Polygon they have been lucky enough to try it, in a small area of the game in which the player could physically move around the room within the range of the Lighthouse sensors to solve a puzzle. It seems that at any time we could change the way of scrolling and walking with the gamepad, which everything indicates that in the game we can use this mode for long displacements, and physically move for closed environments, as long as we have a room equipped for it.
“The player should feel that their interactions with the game are natural and intuitive. Whether they’re picking up a flashlight, pulling levers, combining objects, or interacting with their backpack, the system and freedom create a whole new gameplay mechanic,” said Denny Unger, President of Cloud Head Games.
For us, The Gallery was one of the experiences that we liked the most with the DK1 and the Razer Hydra. Its creators claim that the game has not changed its plans regarding Oculus, so the final version will be compatible with both platforms, and we hope that it will still be possible to use Razer Hydra or STEM just like when we tried the old demo.